South Bronx demographics profile

StatisticSouth BronxNew YorkNew York
Population212,5308,461,96119,697,457
Population density (sq mi)59,23228,173359
Median age31.435.938.2
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:10.9:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a46%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1854%44%43%
Speak Englishn/a51%70%
Speak Spanishn/a24%15%
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  • The population density in South Bronx is 110% higher than New York.
  • The median age in South Bronx is 13% lower than New York.
  • In South Bronx 9.76% of the population is White.
  • In South Bronx 37.42% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In South Bronx 1.38% of the population is Asian.

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South Bronx population breakdown by race

RaceSouth BronxNew YorkNew York
White9.76%43.07%64.31%
Black or African American37.42%24.40%15.60%
Asian1.38%13.71%8.12%
American Indian0.67%0.39%0.38%
Native Hawaiian0.04%0.05%0.04%
Mixed race2.99%3.28%2.93%
Other race47.74%15.09%8.62%
In South Bronx, 29.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The South Bronx, New York, NY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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